Tag: Love

Merry Christmas

Let this gift live forever through you. Merry Christmas. Luke 2 New International Version (NIV) The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2

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Grieving at Christmas

I can’t remember a Christmas season where I have been surrounded by so much loss. People all around me have lost parents, siblings, children, extended family and friends. Grieving at Christmas is something I remember well. Christmas isn’t a joyous celebration

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Dignity

Dignity is the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. My youngest son went on a went on a homelessness retreat last week. In addition to visiting a shelter and learning about homelessness, he walked a couple of

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Legacy

A month or so ago, my husband was considering a volunteer opportunity. I asked him why and he replied, “I’ve been thinking about my legacy.” Legacy? Really? I can honestly say that until that moment I had not given my

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Love Well

Recently, I had the privilege of watching a dear friend in her new role as a pastor. I have watched her go back to school and faithfully struggle into the calling God has for her. Her passion for God and

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Weeding

Leave it to my kids to continually remind me how simple it is to show love to our neighbors. Who knew a little weeding could be an answer to prayer, but loving our neighbor is that simple. My oldest son just

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This is The Day!

“This is the day that the Lord has made” was the headline of a Facebook post recently. It was posted by an old friend as his family was facing surgery on a brain tumor for his young son. I have a

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I AM

Moses, at the burning bush, asked Him, “What is your name?” God responded, “I am who I am.” We often refer to God as the Great I AM. Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says that our English translation is too limited.

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Love is Hard

 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and

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Noel

Noel is simply another word or Christmas or a Christmas carol when not capitalized. I never knew that until I recently googled it. I have fallen in love with a new song on Chris Tomlin’s Christmas album, Adore. Of course, it

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